The US government has lifted the restriction on imports from Costa Rica of dracaenas with foliage larger than 18 inches (46 cm). Costa Rica is the only country that can export ornamental plants larger than 18 inches to the US.
ProVerde is pleased to announce a new publication for the Trade for Development Centre:
“The European Market for Fair and Sustainable Flowers and Plants”
Given the importance of market transparency for producers aiming at selling their products overseas, the report provides relevant information for producers – within the trade context. The report makes an attempt to capture all relevant information on the European market for fair and sustainable flowers and plants – ranging from economic structure of this market to production characteristics, and major trends in consumer preferences and behaviour.
Above all, the report provides insight into the role of various social and environmental standards in the main European flower and plant markets and sales channels.
The European Union has laid down specific minimum quality requirements that propagating material traded within the EU has to comply with. Continue reading
ProVerde regularly elaborates CBI market surveys. The market surveys are distributed to manufacturers, exporters, trade promotion bodies and other interested parties in developing countries world wide. Continue reading